Corning Family History

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Corning Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German Körnig, a nickname for a strong person, from körnig ‘robust’, ‘solid’, or from Korney, a variant of Cornelius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Horning, Dorning, Cornish, Moring, Curling, Werning, Morning, Corbin

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Corning Family Origin

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Corning Family Occupations

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  • County Police Constable

    50%
  • Joiner & Cabinet Maker

    50%

In 1881, County Police Constable and Joiner & Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Corning. The most common Corning occupation in the UK was County Police Constable. 50% of Corning's were County Police Constables.

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Corning Historical Records

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Corning Life Expectancy

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